Overview of Provibol Mesterolone Tablets 25 MG
Provibol is used for the treatment of oligospermia in sub fertile patients as well as male patients suffering from gynecomastia. The active component is mesterolone 25mg. Mesterolone is useful in the treatment of hypogonadism in males. It is a condition in which the testes do not produce enough amount of testosterone.
Mechanism of action:
Mesterolone is the dihydro derivative of testosterone. These tablets work by supplementing testosterone hormone.
Dosage and how to use:
Mesterolone tablets 25 mg are to be swallowed with liquid by mouth. It can be taken with or without food. It is recommended to take 1 to 2 proviron tablets 3 times in a day for several months for the development of secondary male sex characteristics.
Provibol is contraindicated to be taken in below mentioned conditions-
Provibol enhances the activity of number of medications; it results in increase in the toxicity. The medications that are affected by Provibol are cyclosporine, antidiabetics, anticoagulants and thyroxine.
The side effects associated with the use of provibol are-
Fluid retention, altered lipids, impaired glucose tolerance, haematological parameters, abnormal liver function tests, Gynaecomastia, , virilization, priapism, prostate hyperplasia, increased libido, acne, acne, precocious sexual development and hirsutism.
The dose should not be missed. In case if dose is missed, it should be taken as soon as possible unless it is the time of next dose.
Overdosing effects are rare. Some adverse effects that can be seen with the excess dose of the medicine are liver abnormalities, neoplasms, reduced glucose tolerance, gynaecomastia, virilization, neoplasms, acute withdrawal syndrome etc.
This medicine should be stored properly out of reach of children and the expiry of the medicine should be checked properly before starting the use.